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Electric vehicles in New Zealand

It’s no secret that we believe the future is electric.

Our light passenger fleet is 100% electric and we're well on the way to converting our other vehicles. 

Our team is passionate and knowledgeable about driving and charging electric vehicles (EVs) in New Zealand. If you’re new to the world of EVs, you might be a little unsure about how to get started, but we’re keen to help. 


Electric vehicles

Here you’ll find everything you need to know about electric vehicles. From what they are and why we love them, to what they cost to run, what kind of electric cars you can buy, and of course – our best power plan for EV drivers. We’re here to help arm you with everything you need to get EV ready.

Hayden Paddon and Kirsten Corson

Charging ahead with Hayden Paddon – Episode 2

We’re back with Hayden Paddon, Kiwi World Rally Championship (WRC) stage winner, and Kirsten Corson, EV enthusiast, to cover all things EV to help you make the switch to drive electric.

Zero EV charging station Wellington

Zero, our EV charging network

It’s no secret that we’re excited about electric vehicles – so excited that we’re building one of the country’s largest EV charging networks!

The top six advantages of driving an EV CARD

Advantages of driving an EV

There are heaps of benefits to driving an electric vehicle. We’ve narrowed it down to the top six reasons to go electric.

Plug vs pump an electric car cost compariso CARD


How much does it cost to buy an EV? And how much does it cost to charge?

Charging an electric vehicle CARD v2

Charging EVs

Unlike petrol stations, chargers for your EV aren’t quite so common. Don't worry though, you’ve got options.

How to battle EV range anxiety CARD

EV range anxiety

Nervous about being out of range of a charger and losing juice while out on the road?

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Electric vs hybrid cars

Wondering what the difference is between hybrid and fully electric cars? We’ve listed the pros and cons for both.


EV’s on the track and on the water

The electrification of transport is one the biggest ways that our country can help combat climate change. That’s why, at Meridian, we are committed to demonstrating our support of low emissions transport.

Want to know more about electric vehicles?

Got more questions, or keen to jump on an EV plan with us? Check out our EV Plan or give our friendly team a call on 0800 496 496.